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JCC Maccabi Games™ & ArtsFest™


Stamford, CT · August 7-12, 2016

Since 1982 the JCC Maccabi Games™ have been offering Jewish teens a unique social, cultural, and life-shaping experience. JCC Maccabi Games™ are an Olympic-style sporting competition held each summer in North America, and the second largest organized sports program for Jewish teenagers in the world. JCC Maccabi ArtsFest™ was first held in 2006 in Baltimore, Maryland. It is a week-long arts experience for creative Jewish teens. Together with the Games athletes, they strengthen the bonds of their Jewish heritage to the community and Israel.

Click here to visit the JCC Maccabi Games™ & ArtsFest™ website.

JCC Maccabi Games™

We are looking for Jewish athletes ages 13 to 16 to participate in the following team and individual sports:

14U denotes 13 & 14 year-old participants, by 7/31/16
16U denotes 13, 14, 15 & 16 year-old participants, by 7/31/16

Team Sports (tryout required)
• Boys Baseball (14U & 16U)
• Boys Basketball (14U & 16U)
• Girls Basketball (16U)
• Boys In-Line Hockey (16U)
• Boys Lacrosse (16U)
• Girls Lacrosse (16U)
• Boys Soccer (14U & 16U)
• Girls Soccer (16U)
• Girls Volleyball (16U)

Individual Sports*
*12 year olds (by 7/31/16) may participate in individual sports as part of Stamford’s local delegation
• Dance (14U & 16U)
• Golf (14U & 16U)
• Swimming (14U & 16U)
• Table Tennis (14U & 16U)
• Tennis (14U & 16U)

Click here to download a JCC Maccabi Games™ Interest Form.

For any further questions, please contact Rachel Rothman, Director, JCC Maccabi Games™ & ArtsFest™ at or 203-487-9049.



JCC Maccabi ArtsFest™ - This summer. One week. Your moment to shine.

NEW to Stamford in 2016! We are proud to host JCC Maccabi ArtsFest™!
Artists participate in master workshops with Artists in Residence during the day, and then join the other athletes for evening social activities. JCC Maccabi ArtsFest™ includes the essential components of JCC Maccabi including master classes, final showcase, evening social programs, Jewish enrichment and social components.
Teens must be aged 12-17 by 7/31/16 in order to participate in ArtsFest™ Artistic Specialties being offered in 2016:
• Acting/Improv
• Culinary
• Dance Performance
• Musical Theater
• Rock Band
• Star Reporter
• Visual Arts
• Vocal Music

How does an artist register?
All interested artists can apply online. Applicants will be asked to provide some basic personal information, answer a few questions based on their chosen specialty, and may be asked to submit a video sample of their
work. Application instructions can be found by visiting

Click here to download a JCC Maccabi ArtsFest™ Interest Form.

Click here for more information on this creative art experience.

For any further questions, please contact Rachel Rothman, Director, JCC Maccabi Games™ & ArtsFest™ at or 203-487-9049.



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